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  • Key features Decommissioned
    Full access
  • Situated Within Wellington travel zone
    4km to Stone Street Studios
    29km to Avalon Studios
  • Location access Private

Tucked out of sight atop the Miramar Peninsula, Mt Crawford prison was built by prisoners themselves in 1927, using concrete blocks made with sand from Wellington's South Coast.

After 85 years in operation the outdated facilities were decommissioned in 2012.

Location details:

  • Full vehicle access via a private road
  • Ample parking at the site
  • Security key and contact entry required.

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